GSA Implements New Mass Mod Requirements

Effective August 8, 2020 GSA contract holders will be required to adhere to the multi-factor authentication for mass modifications.  All new and existing users are required to register for the multi-factor authentication, click here to register.  Authorized negotiators that are listed on the contract will be the only persons authorized to sign the mass mods. A new Refresh #4 will be issued on August 14, 2020 to [...]

Final Phase Of GSA MAS Consolidation

Effective in August GSA is entering the final phase of the MAS Consolidation.  Contractors with more than one contract will consolidate down to one contract.  GSA expects the final phase to take five to ten years to complete. Contracts that have active BPA's will not be cancelled, nor will any contract numbers be changed.  GSA will be contacting contractors that are required to be involved in the [...]

Professional Services Forecasting Webinar

GSA and EPA will be hosting a virtual Professional Services Category webinar to discuss upcoming professional services opportunities.  The webinar will be hosted July 21, 2020, from 11 am - 1PM EST. To register click here Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment or contacting us at  Ilene Giles is a GSA schedules expert that has helped thousands of businesses grow with [...]

GSA Issues New SIN For Office Admin Services

An announcement was made by GSA last week that a new SIN will be issued for the new Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program in the Office Management and Human Capital category.  SIN 561110- Office Administrative Services will be added effective July 1, 2020. This SIN will cover office administrative support services including clerical/ secretarial functions, data entry, payroll administration, recordkeeping, travel preparation, scheduling, note taking, meeting management, [...]

GSA Advantage Made Simple

As a GSA contract holder one of your responsibilities is to make your products available to the public.  The products made available should be the items that you have been approved to offer under your GSA schedule.  All products under your GSA schedule must also be posted in GSA Advantage. In order to publicize your products in Advantage there are some specifications that you must follow.  GSA [...]

Upcoming GSA MAS Refresh

GSA announced in May of this year that a new refresh to the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) will be issued in June 2020.  The mass modification will incorporate Service Contract Act (SCA) , along with additional applicable updates.  GSA has stated that contractors will have ninety days to accept the mass modification. Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment or contacting us at [...]

RFI For MAS GSA Contractor Assessment Reference Guide

GSA recently issued a Request For Information (RFI) to industry to obtain feedback for the Contractor Assessment Reference Guide.  The Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program Management Office (PMO) is looking to provide the MAS Contractor Community with information about the contractor assessment process via the reference guide and requires industry feedback. The draft version of the guidance can be viewed by clicking here.  Responses are due June [...]

GSA Host A Veteran Owned Small Business Webinar

GSA will host a Veteran Owned Small Business webinar today at 2 pm EST for industry discussing Supplier Success Strategies Initiative.  GSA has expressed that the Supplier Success Strategies Initiative is how Government and Industry will be able to better understand category management. The webinar will be one hour long.  To register to attend click here. Was this post helpful? Let us know by leaving a comment [...]

GSA Proposal Maven Receives Entrepreneur of the Year

The President of GSA Proposal Maven (GPM), Ilene Giles has received Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019, this is the second win for this firm.  Ilene founded the company in 2010 with the hopes of providing businesses guidance in the GSA schedule process, while increasing their bottom line.  She later incorporated 8(a) certification services for companies that are socially and economically disadvantaged who are looking to maximize [...]

Non TAA Compliant Products Allowed Under GSA Purchases

Due to the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) amidst the COVID-19 outbreak GSA is now allowing the purchase of non-TAA products from GSA schedule vendors in order to fulfill requirements with immediate need.  This will be a temporary allowance for specific Federal Supply Classes (FSC).  Click here to view the allowable FSC's. GSA has stated that Multiple Award Contractors that can meet the urgent need of [...]